by Naomi Nason I live in two separate worlds. The first involves my ingrained Jewish identity, the memories of celebrated holidays and Jewish education. My initial world has been everything to me since I was born: it was all I ever knew. The second world is a newer world, at … [Read more...] about You Tai Ren Zai Na Er? (Where are the Jews?)
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Recently, I had a discussion with the Financial Resource Development (FRD) professional responsible for fundraising for an organization that provides special programing for autistic children. He was bemoaning the fact that he cannot get the directors of the centers run by the … [Read more...] about A List of Names is Not Enough
by Rabbi Yossie Goldman What do King David and the hilltop youth have in common? What would King Saul have said about exacting vengeance in response to terror attacks? Interesting as these questions are, few of us have time to come to a scheduled activity - isn't it … [Read more...] about Using Facebook to Build a Jewish Dialogue
Sifriyat Pijama B’America strengthens connections to Jewish values, the Hebrew language, in local American communities Israeli-American and Jewish-American families across the United States are participating in a new children’s program through which they are mailed monthly - fo … [Read more...] about Free Hebrew-language Children’s Books Program Expands Across U.S.
In an interview with JointMedia News Service, Rabbi Sally Priesand discusses the obstacles she overcame to attain ordination and find her own pulpit, as well as how the presence of women has changed the nature of the rabbinate. by Michele Alperin JointMedia News … [Read more...] about America’s First Female Rabbi Reflects on Four Decades Since Ordination